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Kōdō – The Way of Fragrance – The Zen Universe
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Kōdō (“Way of Fragrance”) is counted as one of the classical Japanese arts of refinement, along with chadō (“The Way of Tea”), kadō (“The Way of Flowers”)
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Shunryu Suzuki Roshi – The Zen Universe
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18-th of May 1904, the year of the dragon and the 37th year in the reign of Emperor Meiji, Shunryu Suzuki is born at Shogan-ji temple. Shunryu Suzuki was
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Exercises of Yoga helping the practice of zazen – The Zen Universe
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This asanas (postures) can be practised in series, or you can also choose one of them and practice it. If you go through this series, the best is to keep
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Bodhidharma (Tamo to the Chinese; Daruma to the Japanese)
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According to The Transmission of Light (‘Denkoroku’) attributed to the 13th century Japanese Zen master Keizan (1268-1325), Bodhidharma (Tamo to the Chinese;
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Lankāvatāra Sūtra – The Zen Universe
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The Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra is one of the most important sutras (sacred texts) of Mahayana Buddhism. According to tradition, these are the actual words of the
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Zen Poems – Taneda Santōka – The Zen Universe
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Santoka is considered a unique proponent of “free-style” haiku poetry, a mode that abandoned much of the customary form and subject matter of traditional
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Bodhisattva – The Zen Universe
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Bodhisattva is literally a living being (sattva) who aspires to enlightenment (bodhi) and carries out altruistic practices. The term ‘bodhisattva’ literally
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Zen Patriarchs – Hongren – The Zen Universe
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Daman Hongren (Hong Ren or Hung-jen) was the well-known disciple of the Fourth Patriarch, Daoxin (Tao-hsin). He was the man history has given the title
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On the Nature of Self – The Zen Universe
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by Daitsu Tom Wright* *extract of the book  Opening the Hand of Thought by Kōshō Uchiyama  Kōshō Uchiyama One of the most challenging teachings of Buddhism
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Shikantaza(Just Sitting) by Rev. Kenshu Sugawara – The Zen Universe
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1.     Shikantaza as the essential doctrine of Soto Zen Buddhism In the Sotoshu Constitution (Sotoshu Shuken), Soto Zen Buddhist doctrine
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